March 29, 2023

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Having someone to talk to delays cognitive decline

A recent study at the Grossman School of Medicine at New York University in the United States found that pro-adult social interactions are important for the ability to prevent cognitive decline.

In the study, the researchers noted that simply having someone in your life and relying on listening to your speech when you need to talk to someone is associated with greater “cognitive flexibility”. Ability to function better than expected in old age. Many neurologists believe that physical or disease-related changes in the brain can be improved by engaging in stimulating functions, physical exercise, and positive social interactions.

The Canadian “Good News” website also quoted Joel Salinas, an assistant professor of neuroscience at the university, as saying: “We believe that cognitive flexibility is a barrier to the effects of brain aging and disease.” Benefit from the process. Each person with reduced brain size, individuals between the ages of forty and fifty, had a cognitive age of more than four years, with a greater number of listeners due to the lack of one person to listen to them.

Salinas stressed that those four years were very precious because we often think about how to maintain brain health when we are adults, and after losing a lot of time already to develop healthy habits for the brain, people take steps to reduce cognitive age or increase the likelihood of preventing the progression of Alzheimer’s symptoms Can, ”and this is important because the world has not yet treated the disease that affects memory, language, and decision. Ability to create and live independently.

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